Dec 28, 2016, Davangere, DHNS

 The police have arrested two members of the transgender community for assaulting a duty doctor and a police constable at Chigateri district hospital Monday midnight. 

The suspects are Subhan and Irfan of the city. They assaulted duty doctor Shashidhar and Nagaraj, the constable of the Chigateri police outpost.

The transgenders, who had brought one of their companions to the hospital for treatment, picked a quarrel with the hospital staff and assaulted Shashidhar. They bit the hand of Nagaraj when he tried to stop the fight. They also damaged window panes in the hospital.

Superintendent of Police Dr Bheemashankar Guleda and Chigateri district hospital medical superintendent Neelambike visited the spot. The hospital staff have sought police protection and action against the suspects for obstructing government officials from performing their duty and for assaulting the duty doctor.

Courtesy: Deccan Herald

                 Tuesday 14 February 2017
News updated at 1:34 PM IST 


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